Jesus praised a gay centurion in the Roman army as a model of faith and healed his male lover in the gospels, according to some Bible experts. The soldier is highlighted here today March 15 for the feast day of Longinus, a centurion at the crucifixion of Jesus. It is usually translated as boy, servant or slave. But just say the word, and my servant will be healed.
Did Jesus heal the centurion’s gay lover?
The Gay Centurion - Jesus met and blessed in Matthew 8 and Luke 7.
You might have rejected them he comments at So rejecting this is not just a problem of rights; it is rejecting the central way that God pursues his kingdom purposes. There are a number of issues here. One day a Gentile centurion living here in Capernaum came to [Jesus]. He asked him to heal his orderly. Of course you have to help Gentiles.
Jesus affirmed a gay couple.
Churches are often asked questions that can be complex regarding same-sex attraction. These questions can be about personal struggles, family situations or are challenges to conventional theology. This page has some of the common questions asked and some thoughts that could be helpful. Haydn is also available to speak to churches and can be contacted atlcmi iinet. Isn't the best response for Christians to 'love the sinner, hate the sin?
In this year's battles over same-sex marriage there are referenda on the issue in Minnesota, Maine, Maryland, and Washington , opponents have tried to depict the issue as a choice between traditional religious values and some sinister homosexual agenda, between God and gay. In fact, a vote for same-sex marriage is a vote for traditional religious values, such as the importance of companionship Genesis or civil justice Deuteronomy , and the value that "love" isn't whatever we say it is but that movement of the heart that is patient, kind, and humble 1 Corinthians But, some people argue, what about the fact that the only sanctioned relationship in the Bible is between a man and a woman? Well, in fact, that's not quite the case. The story of the faithful centurion, told in Matthew and Luke , is about a Roman centurion who comes to Jesus and begs that Jesus heal his pais , a word sometimes translated as "servant.